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BA (Hons) Professional Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care) – Top Up

Burnley College

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  • Qualification

    BA - Bachelor of Arts

  • Location

    Burnley College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course
This top-up degree has been specifically designed to those already in employment in a community health, education, social care and policing setting to meet their continuing professional development (CPD) needs and develop their expertise in their practice setting. This work-based programme is open to students who have successfully completed a Foundation Degree or a Diploma in Higher Education and is designed to help you develop your theoretical knowledge and expertise and enable enhanced practice and career progression. As a ‘top up’ from our Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, it is an excellent gateway into managerial careers in care homes, residential homes, voluntary organisations, special schools and agencies providing domiciliary care. The client base you could work with includes young offenders, those with mental health needs, learning disabilities, the vulnerable, elderly and disabled.

Awarded By
This course is awarded by Buckinghamshire New University

Progression & Careers
This course offers a grounding that enables health and social care practitioners to knowledgeably support service users, carers and patients within their specialist field. As a successful graduate you will have a desirable qualification for career progression, including highly sought after jobs. Further opportunities for successful students include studying at Master’s level towards an award in a relevant field of advanced practice. We will support you on route to your chosen career, helping you to develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable, and a good leader.

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University information

Burnley College

  • Campus address

    Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 0AN, England

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